Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 105 191
Rank change year-on-year +23 +86 +70
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 1,149 935 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.74% 2.92% 1.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.41% 20.97% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 997 866 660
South East median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% -6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -15.73%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5,920 4,459 4,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.24% 13.92% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4,904 3,731 3,469
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in the South East.

Salary trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the South East over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +16 409 £35,000 -12.50% 70
Hampshire +15 297 £31,500 -16.00% 35
Surrey +23 254 £36,250 +31.82% 33
Berkshire +3 198 £40,000 -15.79% 38
Oxfordshire -16 108 £37,500 - 17
West Sussex +46 105 £30,000 - 11
Buckinghamshire +68 104 £31,000 +3.33% 15
East Sussex +13 44 £40,000 -37.50% 4
Kent -3 32 £32,000 +11.30% 15
Middlesex +8 5 £37,500 +36.36%
Home Counties +16 3 £47,500 -
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 862 (75.02%) Windows
2 729 (63.45%) Active Directory
3 727 (63.27%) Microsoft
4 526 (45.78%) Windows Server
5 421 (36.64%) VMware
6 415 (36.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 358 (31.16%) MS Exchange
8 306 (26.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 298 (25.94%) Hyper-V
10 279 (24.28%) ITIL
11 275 (23.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 274 (23.85%) Microsoft Office
13 253 (22.02%) SharePoint
13 253 (22.02%) Windows 10
14 249 (21.67%) Windows 7
15 236 (20.54%) Citrix
16 228 (19.84%) Firewall
17 226 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
18 188 (16.36%) SQL Server
19 179 (15.58%) Cisco
20 173 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
20 173 (15.06%) SCCM
21 165 (14.36%) DNS
22 158 (13.75%) SQL
23 132 (11.49%) Windows 8
24 127 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2010
25 122 (10.62%) DHCP
26 121 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
27 119 (10.36%) PowerShell
28 117 (10.18%) SLA

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 358 (31.16%) MS Exchange
2 253 (22.02%) SharePoint
3 127 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 121 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 69 (6.01%) Skype for Business
6 44 (3.83%) IIS
7 19 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (0.78%) CMS
11 8 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.70%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.52%) Apache
13 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.35%) JBoss
14 4 (0.35%) MS Project Server
14 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 274 (23.85%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.61%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.087%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 55 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.61%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.17%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.087%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.087%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.087%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.087%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 415 (36.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (5.83%) IaaS
4 53 (4.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 52 (4.53%) PaaS
6 41 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
7 37 (3.22%) SaaS
8 19 (1.65%) Mimecast
9 18 (1.57%) OneDrive
10 14 (1.22%) Yammer
11 8 (0.70%) G Suite
11 8 (0.70%) npm
12 6 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.087%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 228 (19.84%) Firewall
2 165 (14.36%) DNS
3 122 (10.62%) DHCP
4 89 (7.75%) VPN
5 81 (7.05%) WAN
6 78 (6.79%) TCP/IP
7 77 (6.70%) Skype
8 76 (6.61%) LAN
9 53 (4.61%) VLAN
10 49 (4.26%) SAN
10 49 (4.26%) VoIP
11 40 (3.48%) Network Security
12 39 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
13 35 (3.05%) Wireless
14 30 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (1.91%) Internet
16 18 (1.57%) IP Telephony
17 13 (1.13%) PBX
18 12 (1.04%) LDAP
18 12 (1.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (0.87%) Power BI
5 10 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 9 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.17%) Big Data
9 2 (0.17%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.17%) MySQL
9 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.087%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.087%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.087%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.087%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.70%) gulp
4 6 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.52%) Hudson
4 6 (0.52%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.52%) Travis CI
5 4 (0.35%) MSI
6 2 (0.17%) Bower
6 2 (0.17%) Grunt
6 2 (0.17%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.17%) JIRA
6 2 (0.17%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.17%) Moq
6 2 (0.17%) NUnit
7 1 (0.087%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.087%) Yeoman
General
1 73 (6.35%) Finance
2 59 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 32 (2.79%) Advertising
4 22 (1.91%) Marketing
5 20 (1.74%) Retail
6 12 (1.04%) Games
7 10 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.70%) Billing
8 8 (0.70%) Publishing
9 7 (0.61%) Legal
10 5 (0.44%) Law
11 4 (0.35%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.35%) German Language
12 3 (0.26%) French Language
12 3 (0.26%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (0.26%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.17%) Banking
13 2 (0.17%) Electronics
14 1 (0.087%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 241 (20.97%) Support Engineer
2 224 (19.50%) IT Support
3 199 (17.32%) Analyst
4 147 (12.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 134 (11.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 134 (11.66%) Support Analyst
6 117 (10.18%) IT Engineer
7 89 (7.75%) Consultant
8 88 (7.66%) IT Analyst
9 79 (6.88%) IT Support Engineer
10 76 (6.61%) 1st Line Support
10 76 (6.61%) IT Support Analyst
11 70 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support
12 66 (5.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 64 (5.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 58 (5.05%) Administrator
15 57 (4.96%) Windows Engineer
16 54 (4.70%) Architect
17 53 (4.61%) Desktop Support
18 51 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.57%) .NET
2 30 (2.61%) CSS
3 25 (2.18%) HTML
4 21 (1.83%) Web Services
5 18 (1.57%) jQuery
6 16 (1.39%) ASP.NET
7 11 (0.96%) REST
8 9 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (0.70%) XML
10 7 (0.61%) .NET Framework
10 7 (0.61%) AngularJS
10 7 (0.61%) SOAP
11 6 (0.52%) CSS3
11 6 (0.52%) HTML5
11 6 (0.52%) Java EE
11 6 (0.52%) RESTful
12 5 (0.44%) Ajax
12 5 (0.44%) COM
12 5 (0.44%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (0.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 64 (5.57%) Management Information System
2 62 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 33 (2.87%) iPhone
5 30 (2.61%) Driving Licence
6 20 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 18 (1.57%) Computer Science
8 16 (1.39%) User Experience
9 14 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
10 13 (1.13%) PKI
11 12 (1.04%) Private Cloud
12 10 (0.87%) Clustering
12 10 (0.87%) PDA
12 10 (0.87%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.70%) Replication
14 7 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.61%) Life Science
14 7 (0.61%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.52%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 862 (75.02%) Windows
2 526 (45.78%) Windows Server
3 306 (26.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 253 (22.02%) Windows 10
5 249 (21.67%) Windows 7
6 226 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 132 (11.49%) Windows 8
8 73 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 64 (5.57%) Linux
10 31 (2.70%) Mac OS X
11 24 (2.09%) Android
11 24 (2.09%) Windows XP
12 14 (1.22%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.96%) Unix
14 8 (0.70%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.70%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.52%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (24.28%) ITIL
2 89 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 79 (6.88%) Migration
4 71 (6.18%) CRM
5 61 (5.31%) Project Management
6 58 (5.05%) Service Management
7 56 (4.87%) Presales
8 49 (4.26%) Problem Management
9 48 (4.18%) Mentoring
10 38 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 37 (3.22%) Time Management
12 36 (3.13%) Incident Management
13 34 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (2.52%) Service Delivery
15 28 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
16 27 (2.35%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (2.26%) IT Governance
17 26 (2.26%) Line Management
17 26 (2.26%) Virtual Environments
18 25 (2.18%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 158 (13.75%) SQL
2 119 (10.36%) PowerShell
3 42 (3.66%) JavaScript
4 33 (2.87%) C#
5 11 (0.96%) VB
6 8 (0.70%) Java
7 6 (0.52%) C
7 6 (0.52%) Python
8 5 (0.44%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.26%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.17%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.17%) PHP
10 2 (0.17%) VBScript
11 1 (0.087%) Perl
11 1 (0.087%) Scala
11 1 (0.087%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 173 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 109 (9.49%) MCSE
3 61 (5.31%) Degree
4 54 (4.70%) MCSA
5 42 (3.66%) MCP
6 38 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
7 29 (2.52%) Security Cleared
8 28 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
9 27 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 26 (2.26%) CCNA
11 21 (1.83%) A+ Certification
12 16 (1.39%) CCA
13 15 (1.31%) SC Cleared
14 12 (1.04%) MCITP
15 9 (0.78%) DBS Check
16 8 (0.70%) MCTS
16 8 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 6 (0.52%) CISSP
18 5 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (10.18%) SLA
2 15 (1.31%) QA
3 8 (0.70%) PMO
4 7 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.26%) GDPR
6 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.17%) P3O
7 1 (0.087%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.087%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 729 (63.45%) Active Directory
2 298 (25.94%) Hyper-V
3 275 (23.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 84 (7.31%) vSphere
5 67 (5.83%) XenApp
6 35 (3.05%) XenDesktop
7 34 (2.96%) VirtualBox
8 22 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
12 12 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
13 11 (0.96%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.70%) pfSense
15 7 (0.61%) vCloud
16 6 (0.52%) KVM
16 6 (0.52%) NFS
16 6 (0.52%) oVirt
16 6 (0.52%) Samba
17 4 (0.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 173 (15.06%) SCCM
2 56 (4.87%) SCOM
3 20 (1.74%) Backup Exec
3 20 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 19 (1.65%) WSUS
5 13 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (0.61%) AirWatch
6 7 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (0.52%) Bacula
8 5 (0.44%) FortiGate
8 5 (0.44%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.44%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.35%) CSIRT
9 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (0.35%) OPNET
9 4 (0.35%) Puppet
9 4 (0.35%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.35%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 727 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 421 (36.64%) VMware
3 236 (20.54%) Citrix
4 179 (15.58%) Cisco
5 79 (6.88%) Apple
6 64 (5.57%) HP
7 48 (4.18%) Dell
8 36 (3.13%) Google
9 23 (2.00%) NetApp
10 20 (1.74%) Sophos
10 20 (1.74%) Symantec
11 16 (1.39%) EqualLogic
11 16 (1.39%) Oracle
11 16 (1.39%) Veeam
12 12 (1.04%) Avaya
12 12 (1.04%) Meraki
13 11 (0.96%) McAfee
13 11 (0.96%) Mitel
14 10 (0.87%) Red Hat
14 10 (0.87%) SolarWinds